WIPO PROOF – Reliable digital evidence of intellectual property assets

Introduction In May 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched an entirely new online business service called WIPO PROOF. WIPO PROOF provides evidence through a digital fingerprint (token) containing the date and time of a digital file in order to verify the existence of this file at a certain point in time to avoid […]

 

Are the Terms and conditions for use of a website and the Privacy Policy subject to copyright?

Introduction The preparation documents for conducting business on the Internet (Terms and conditions for use of a website/e-shop/platform/mobile application; Privacy policy, Cookies policy) is a prerequisite for the successful development of any business and is also one of the obligations of the owner of the website/e-shop/mobile application/ platform (hereinafter referred to as Provider). Therefore, these […]

 

International industrial design registration

International design registration is administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), located in Geneva, Switzerland. The Hague Agreement establishes an international registration system, which allows design owners to obtain protection for their industrial designs in countries that are parties to the agreement (more than 80 countries) through filing one single […]